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  • Woodland charity golf outing Jun 29, 2014 4:11 PM
    The Woodland Educational Foundation is sponsoring its 8th annual golf outing on July 17, at the Geneva National Golf Club in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin.

  • District 50, Prairie Crossing Charter School clash over lawsuit hearing Jun 26, 2014 6:11 PM
    Differing perceptions about a recent court hearing have emerged related to a Woodland Elementary District 50 lawsuit challenging a state agency’s decision allowing Grayslake’s Prairie Crossing Charter School to operate another five years.

  • District 50 wins award: Jun 23, 2014 4:15 PM
    Woodland Elementary District 50 received the ZCenter Community Impact Award at the Zacharias Sexual Abuse Center’s annual community luncheon June 13.

  • District 50 national recognition: Jun 16, 2014 4:53 PM
    Woodland Elementary District 50 has been lauded for a school safety video produced with Gurnee police.

  • Last chance for Woodland online survey: Jun 5, 2014 5:37 PM
    Friday is the final chance for residents in Gurnee-based Woodland Elementary District 50 to participate in an online survey regarding all-day kindergarten.

  • Woodland Middle School takes road trip for field days activities May 28, 2014 3:29 PM
    Two hundred Woodland Middle School students converged on the Libertyville Sports Complex Wednesday for a field day event. The students played soccer, basketball, field hockey and scaled the climbing wall.

  • Editorial: Charter school must serve students of all backgrounds May 27, 2014 1:01 AM
    A publicly funded Grayslake charter school, whose enrollment doesn't come close to reflecting the area's ethnic or economic diversity, must demonstrate a commitment to serve all students of all backgrounds, a Daily Herald editorial says.

  • Reading comes alive at Woodland Elementary East’s Readers Theater May 27, 2014 4:51 PM
    Reading came alive for teacher Krystyna Jakielski and her Woodland Elementary East second grade students Tuesday. Jakielski’s 21 students presented a Readers Theater and performed three short plays for parents and siblings.

  • Dist. 50: Legal tab worth fight against charter school May 21, 2014 4:13 PM
    Woodland Elementary District 50's board president says potential financial gain will outweigh legal bills from a lawsuit challenging a state agency's decision allowing Prairie Crossing Charter School in Grayslake to stay open another five years.

  • Dist. 50 files suit over Grayslake charter school staying open May 20, 2014 11:38 PM
    Woodland Elementary District 50 has filed a lawsuit seeking to overturn a state agency’s recent decision allowing Prairie Crossing Charter School in Grayslake to continue for another five years. Gurnee-based District 50 contends in the suit filed Tuesday in Cook County circuit court that Prairie Crossing should not have received state approval to remain open because it violated its last charter renewal in 2009 by not increasing student diversity as directed.

  • District 50 nominees sought: May 7, 2014 4:52 PM
    Woodland Elementary District 50 is asking parents and community members to nominate an outstanding teacher for the Alan Mann Tribute to Excellence in Education Award.

  • Lake County school earns state’s only green ribbon Apr 23, 2014 7:02 PM
    Woodland Primary School in Gages Lake has been honored by the U.S. Department of Education for its achievements in environmental education and practice, as weill as improved health and wellness. The school is one of 48 in the U.S. so named a Green Ribbon School and the only one in Illinois.

  • Lake County celebrates Earth Day Apr 22, 2014 4:29 PM
    About 100 students and faculty from Computer Systems Institute in Gurnee spent Earth Day picking up garbage around the campus and the surrounding neighborhood. They were among several Lake County schools to celebrate the event Tuesday.

  • Prairie Crossing charter renewed but must diversify Apr 16, 2014 5:36 AM
    Prairie Crossing Charter School in Grayslake was criticized for lacking student diversity before narrowly receiving approval to operate another five years from a state commission. Prairie Crossing's charter renewal came with two conditions in an effort to boost diversity. “When they first started this thing, a lot of people were kind of leery of this environmental thing,” one commissioner said of Prairie Crossing.

  • Woodland Middle School performance: Apr 15, 2014 5:13 PM
    Woodland Middle School Drama Club presents its spring production of “Snow White” at 7:30 p.m., April 25, and 6 p.m., April 26, in the school cafeteria, 7000 Washington St., Gurnee.

  • District 50 seventh-grader gets education as superintendent for a day Apr 8, 2014 4:59 PM
    Instead of working on daily lessons, Woodland Middle School seventh grade student Bradley Wilinski got an education with a different view Tuesday as he served as Woodland Elementary District 50’s “Superintendent for a Day.”

  • District 50 Hunger awareness event: Apr 5, 2014 1:01 AM
    Third grade classrooms at Woodland Elementary West will participate in the Empty Bowls food drive at 6:30 p.m., April 9, at the school, 17371 W. Gages Lake Road, Gages Lake.

  • District 50 to ‘Keep on Moving’ Mar 30, 2014 5:05 PM
    Woodland Elementary District 50’s Parent Teacher Association and the Woodland Educational Foundation will co-host the 3rd Annual Keep on Moving 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk on May 9.

  • District 50 bilingual meeting Mar 23, 2014 4:24 PM
    Woodland Elementary District 50 hosts its final Bilingual Parent Advisory Council meeting of the year at 6:30 p.m., April 2, at the Woodland Elementary East School cafeteria, 17261 W. Gages Lake Road, Gages Lake.

  • Lake County schools consider sharing grant writer Mar 21, 2014 5:27 AM
    Five Lake County school districts are considering an idea to split the cost of having an employee who would seek grants for all of them. It would be the latest example of local governments sharing resources in an effort to reduce costs to taxpayers.

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